Who cares if its windows? It's not "right" by any objective measure. It's just what you learned first. If you'd used a Mac first for years then came across Windows you'd ask why Windows does it "wrong". It's extremely unlikely to change though Apple did eventually add a "Sort Folders to the Top" option to pacify ex-Windows users and really not difficult to get used to.
Reactions: and bladerunner Jessica Lares macrumors G3. Any reason you don't want to turn off SIP? Jessica Lares said:. It's been working fine here. They've updated it a few times. CopyChief macrumors regular. Oct 9, View attachment Apr 26, Oregon. As a alternative you might check out Yoink in the Mac App Store. When you drag a item, a shelf will slide out on the side of the monitor.
You drop the items on the shelf, navigate to the destination then drag item to new location. Fast and simple to use. Reactions: darrylsvochak. Feb 25, 4 0. Macintosh IIcx macrumors Jul 3, Denmark. KALLT macrumors Sep 23, 4, 3, Macintosh IIcx said:.
Thanks a lot, that is gonna be a time saver for me. Nov 21, OP: actually, other environments including Windows are the ones doing it differently. Be aware Mac or, Apple Lisa in did it first and everyone else copied it and did their own versions. Last edited: Feb 26, Reactions: BarracksSi. Tech macrumors G5.
Mar 21, 14, 1, Australia, Perth. Reactions: bladerunner Firstly, you should check the speed is using your ISP Internet Service Provider to look in your modem or router configuration, as it will often display the actual connected line speed which indicates the maximum that you should be able achieve on the DSL line and with your subscription. WiFi rarely achieves the speeds that a cable can due to signal loss, congestion and attenuation, not to mention the proliferation of Wi-Fi hotspots configured to use the same radio frequencies, which inevitably causes the available bandwidth to decrease massively.
If you need to use Wi-Fi for some reason, you should make sure that the Router is in the best possible position with no obstructions. Move the router to a central position in the house or near where you intend to use it most frequently. Try power cycling both your modem and router.
This is a common sense advice, if you really want the fastest Internet then you need to arrange a suitable premium package with your Internet Service Provider. Check with your existing ISP if you're eligible for an upgrade, or whether you can change your existing package to a faster one. Otherwise, change to another ISP for some special introductory offers and discounts. When you forgot the password and you can't use OS X, you will need to use the new Recovery with following steps:. When the machine boots eventually you will see the window of OS X Utilities.
Sometime, on El Capitan, Mac mail is not working or responding. If Mac mail can't send email, or is slow to download messages, the first thing you should do is to verify that you have your email client configured properly. If it is, select your server from the "Outgoing Mail Server" pop-up menu if it appears. If your Mail upgrade is failed and the index is damaged you may need to move your Mail inbox to the desktop and try importing it.
If you encountered the Welcome to Mail message every time you open the Mail app, and don't want to deal with it every time you open Mail. You can try a quick remedy to clear it. Deselect the "Enable this account" check box for every account that appears in the Account Information tab. Close Mail and open it again. Repeat the same process toenable all of the accounts you set up with Mail.
If you are experiencing problems with the sound output or input on your Mac computer, it's possible that you may need to modify your computer's sound settings, or update your Mac's operating system. You will now be able to hear sound played correctly when using third-party audio apps. If you try to print from your Mac OS X El Capitan, but the printer doesn't appear in the Printer pop-up menu, or your Mac displays a message that software for your printer isn't available, or El Capitan is unable to verify the printer on your network.
For these El Capitan printer probelms, you can follow the steps to fix. If your printer does not show up, choose Add Printer from the same menu.
Right-click on the printer s in the Printers list, and then choose the option of "Reset Printing System". This means system and device settings need to be put back in place. Press the power button and then press the Command-Option-P-R keys on your keyboard.
You have to make sure you get those keys pressed before the gray screen comes up or it won't work. Many users are suffering the Bluetooth accessories and connectivity problems with El Capitan.
You may unable to get Bluetooth to connect properly and let all your stuff play together well and wirelessly. A number of users have some problems with the Notification Center, primarily El Capitan forgetting the preference settings after a reboot, or notification center not working on Mac El Capitan. Here are the solutions from Apple Support Community. Copy and paste each line of these commands into the Terminal window, in order. Press return after each line:.
Here is how to restore the privacy of Spotlight. Remember that Safari also has a "Spotlight Suggestions" setting that is separate from Spotlight's "Spotlight Suggestions". And if it left enabled, Safari will send a copy of all search queries to Apple. If you are using a notebook, the easiest fix is to close the lid for 30 seconds and try again.
This is temporary, but it will prevent you from holding the power button to force a restart. Another way is to "disable sleep" so that the system remains stable. You can do this with a tiny app named Caffeine, which prevents your Mac from automatically going to sleep, and diming the screen. Free Download.
I guess I need to try to fix a corrupt user account you mentioned in your first email. Perhaps you have no clean installation. This did fix Pages clipboard on Yosemite. Hopefully someday. It would be a life saver. Get on with your life.
On an old Mac, El Capitan may be running slow. Many users are complaining about the sluggish and stutter experience of the El Capitan on their old model Macs. Why is your Mac running slow? The reason for that can be due to a variety of issues, and having too much junk files like Internet caches, cookies, system or user cache files is one of the greatest causes. It can be a energy-consuming task to find out the junk file from your Mac. You need to unlock the lock at the bottom left of the window.
Now uncheck "Enable Location Services". Lower the screen brightness: On a portable computer, press the F1 key to decrease the brightness; on a desktop computer, press the F14 key to decrease the brightness. As Apple says Spotlight gets smarter in El Capitan, delivering results for weather, sports, stocks, web video, and transit information.
This feature however causes a new concern about OS X's search feature. If you want to keep your privacy from leaks, you can just switch this feature off.
Here are some quick fixes. To clean out all Internet junk files from Safari, Chrome and Firefox at once, you can depend on an easy-to-use Mac cleaning program like MacClean.
Don't stress out, most issues with nonfunctional clipboards and copy and paste on the Mac can be resolved with a series of fairly simple. Then you have a bad installation. Try these in order testing your system after each to see if it's back to normal: 1. a. Resetting your Mac's PRAM.
However, some users report that there is no Find My Friends widget in items list, just like this user:. What gives? Why is it missing? It may take a few minutes. For these two issues, you can take the following steps to fix it. For Finder wants to make changes, this would be a permissions issue.